Contact Information
Office Phone 905-567-7177
Toll Free Phone 1-877-832-2818
Fax 905-567-3215
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Agency Information
Description (Agency) The Ministry of Children and Youth Services provides funding for child welfare, family intervention services, children's community support services, and children's mental health services.
Legal Status (30) Provincial Government
Funding Provincial
Service Information
Description (Service) Five regional offices are responsible for the direct delivery of some ministry programs, and provide a management role for those services delivered locally by municipalities and transfer payment agencies.  
Child Protection: 
* services are provided by children's aid societies and governed by the Child and Family Services Act 
Best Start:  
Services focus on: 
* early learning and child care services  
* healthy growth and development during a child's first years  
* ages birth to six 
Prevention and Early Intervention Supports: 
* services for children with developmental disabilities and special needs 
Program Review and Compliance:  
* inspect and license all children's residential programs operating in accordance with the Child and Family Services Act  
Works with community agencies, police and school boards to develop more services and programs for youth in under-serviced areas within a five-part strategy:  
* Summer Jobs for Youth Program 
* Youth in Policing Initiative 
* Youth Outreach Worker Program 
* School-based Prevention/Diversion Program 
* for young people where they can find information about programs and resources  
* Ontario Child Benefit (OCB):  
* depending on the family's income, parents/guardians may qualify for the Ontario Child Benefit  
* there is no application for the OCB 
Special Needs: 
* provides and funds many special programs and services for children, and their families, who have problems relating to their physical health, emotional health, behaviour, development or mental health  
* visit the ministry website for more information on these programs
Hours Mon-Fri 8:30 am-5 pm
Areas Served Dufferin County ; Halton Region ; Peel Region ; Simcoe County ; Waterloo Region ; Wellington County ; York Region
Eligibility Ages: 17 year(s) and under 
Varies with the program
Application Call for information for specific programs
Languages English ; French
Fees None
Site Information
Located In Community Mississauga
Address & Map
6733 Mississauga Rd, Ste 200
Mississauga, ON L5N 6J5
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Intersection Mississauga Rd and Hwy 401
Accessibility Fully Accessible
Taxonomy and Classification
Service Categories Case/Care Management ; Case/Care Management ~ Children ; Categorical Program Administrative Units ~ Children

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